This tasty recipe for Crock Pot Pork Chops with Stuffing is perfect for busy weeknights or entertaining a crowd, and it can be prepared in as little as 15 minutes. Tender pieces of pork are slow-cooked with savory stuffing for a comforting meal that pairs well with any side dish!
When figuring out what to make for dinner, chicken is the first protein that usually comes to mind, but pork chops can be just as delicious, if not more, especially when made in the slow cooker!
Pork chops are a cut of meat taken directly from the shoulder or loin area of a pig. They have a deliciously mild flavor and can be cooked in many different ways, including slow cooking. Slow-cooking pork chops are the best way to cook them because it ensures they become fall-apart tender and juicy.
This recipe pairs pork chops with savory stuffing, which adds flavor and texture to the slow-cooked dish. Besides the pork chops, this recipe uses boxed stuffing, canned cream of chicken soup, celery, onion, spices, and sour cream to create a creamy, delicious, slow-cooked meal that pairs well with many different sides!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- This one-pot meal is easy to assemble and comes out perfectly every time.
- The combination of slow-cooked pork chops and savory stuffing creates a delicious, comforting meal that’s full of flavor.
- The slow cooker does all the work, so you don’t have to!
- You can easily customize this recipe by adding different spices or using different types of stuffing.
- A great way to enjoy a budget-friendly cut of meat!
Ingredients You’ll Need
- Boneless Pork Chops - This cut of pork is lean and produces beautifully tender meat when slow-cooked.
- Stuffing Mix - This dried mix of croutons, herbs, and spices is the perfect addition to slow-cooked pork chops.
- Vegetables - A mix of yellow onion and celery work together to infuse the dish with vegetables aromatics.
- Seasonings - You'll need dried sage, black pepper, salt, and onion powder to properly season the pork chops and creamy sauce.
- Chicken Broth - This cooking liquid is packed with a comforting flavor that infuses into the pork chops.
- Cream of Chicken Soup - Adds a creamy richness to the slow-cooked dish.
- Sour Cream - Adds a creamy tanginess.
How To Make Pork Chops and Stuffing In The Crock Pot
Prepare the pork chops: Pat the pork chops dry with paper towels. Mix the dried seasonings into a small bowl and whisk until combined. Sprinkle the seasoning over b both sides of the pork chops, then add them to the bottom of the slow cooker.
Layer the ingredients: On top of the pork chops, add the diced celery and onion. Mix the chicken broth, chicken soup, and sour cream in a medium bowl until well combined. Then, pour over the stuffing and chicken. (Do Not Mix).
Cover and cook: Add the lid to the top and cook on HIGH for 2½ to 3½ hours or LOW for 5-6 hours or until the pork chops are fully cooked through.
Mix and serve: Remove pork chops and gently stir to combine stuffing and fluff it up. Serve stuffing over pork chops, and enjoy!
- The safe internal temperature for pork chops is 145°F (63°C). Make sure to use a digital thermometer when slow-cooking pork chops to ensure they are cooked through.
- Cooking time will depend upon how thick your pork chops are. Generally, slow-cooking pork chops for 2½ to 3½ hours on HIGH or 5-6 hours on LOW should do the trick!
- Make sure the slow cooker is large enough to fit all of the ingredients; otherwise, you may need to adjust the cooking time.
- Using a slow cooker liner will help with cleanup.
- When adding the ingredients on top, it's important not to mix as this will keep the stuffing from absorbing the liquid properly.
- Instead of using pork chops, use chicken thighs for slow-cooked deliciousness.
- Substitute the chicken broth with vegetable broth for a different flavor.
- Use fresh herbs in the dish, including rosemary, thyme, or parsley, in place of the dried herbs.
- Many different types of boxed stuffing can be used to make this dish, including traditional, herb, and cornbread.
- Add additional vegetables to the crock pot to add nutrients and flavor, including chopped carrots or mushrooms.
- Side dish suggestions: This slow-cooked pork chop and stuffing dish is a complete meal that pairs well with sides such as baked apples, mashed potatoes, roasted broccoli, or green beans.
Storing & Freezing
Storing: Leftover slow cooker pork chops can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Freezing: Allow slow-cooked pork chops to cool completely and store in a freezer-safe container for up to 6 months in the freezer.
Reheating: The best way to reheat pork chops with stuffing is to place the dish in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 10-15 minutes or until warmed through.
Yes, you can slow-cook frozen pork chops in the crock pot. However, it is important to be aware that they may take longer to cook, depending on their thickness.
For best results, use center-cut loin pork chops that are not too thick or thin. You can also use bone-in pork chops for even more flavor.
You can substitute cream of chicken soup with condensed mushroom or celery soup for a different type of flavor.
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Crock Pot Pork Chops with Stuffing
- 4 boneless pork chops
- 1 (14 oz) dried seasoned stuffing mix
- 1 medium yellow onion (diced)
- 2 ribs celery (diced)
- ½ tsp ground sage
- ½ tsp black pepper
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp onion powder
- 1½ cups chicken broth
- 2 (10 oz) cans cream of chicken soup
- ¼ cup sour cream
- Add sage, black pepper, salt, and onion powder to a small bowl. Mix until well combined. Sprinkle over both sides of the pork chops and add to a 6-quart slow cooker.
- Top the pork chops with stuffing, celery, and onion.
- Add chicken broth, chicken soup, and sour cream in a medium bowl. Mix until well combined. Then, pour over the stuffing and chicken. (Do Not Mix)
- Cover and cook on high for about 2½ to 3½ hours or low for 5-6 hours.
- Remove pork chops and gently stir to combine stuffing and fluff it up.
- Serve stuffing over pork chops, and enjoy!
*All nutrition information provided is automatically calculated and is an estimate and will vary based on ingredients, brands, and changes in cooking methods listed in the recipe. If you need exact numbers on your ingredients, I would recommend calculating them with your prefered nutrition calculator.
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